yesterday's Diversity Excellence Awards Luncheon in the Grand Hall
of Fowler Center, four individuals, one department and one student
organization were recognized for their commitment to enhancing
excellence through diversity. They were Dr. Lynita Cooksey,
Academic Affairs; the staff of the Office of Admissions;
Ms. Barbara Doyle, University College; the International
Student Association; Dr. Gloria Gibson, dean of the
College of Humanities and Social Sciences; and Dr. Andrew Sustich,
dean of the Graduate School and The Honors College. The keynote
speaker for the event was the Honorable Arkansas Court of Appeals
Judge Wendell Griffen of Little Rock. Congratulations to all the
honorees for representing ASU so well.
Dr. Len Frey named to district council
Len Frey, Dean of the Business College, has been named to
the Arkansas District Export Council, with the U.S. Department of
Commerce. District Export Councils are organizations of leaders from
local business communities, appointed by Secretaries of Commerce.
For more than 30 years, these councils have served the United States
by assisting companies in their local communities export, thus
promoting the country's economic growth and creating new and
higher-paying jobs for their communities. Congrats to Dr. Frey.
For all the latest faculty and staff
achievements, go to Campus News.
Legacy Society Wall of Honor unveiling
The Board of Directors of
the ASU Foundation will host a dedication for the Legacy Society
Wall of Honor on Friday, April 21, at 12 noon in the rotunda of the
Dean B. Ellis Library. The dedication will feature an unveiling of
the new Wall of Honor, displaying the names of those individuals who
have remembered ASU in their estate plans. Everyone is invited.
L. Powell, USA (Ret.) speaks tonight
The Liberty Bank Distinguished Lecture Series will present Gen.
Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) tonight at 7:30 p.m.
His address on Diplomacy: Persuasion, Trust, and Values will be
in Riceland Hall of Fowler Center. Any student with an ASU ID may
pick up a free ticket at the Office of Development, Administration
Building, room 103, before 5 p.m. today. The students' informal session with Gen. Powell will begin at
6:30 p.m. in the Drama Theatre.
Cameras, cell phone
cameras, video cameras, and recording devices may not
be used at the lecture.
cooperation is greatly appreciated, as these
requests were specified in the contract with Gen. Powell.
For a news release about Powell's visit, see the
Ensemble to perform April 20
The Department of Music will present the Wind
Ensemble in concert on Thursday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Riceland
Hall of Fowler Center. The Wind Ensemble is conducted by Ed
Alexander. Musical selections for this concert will include
Metropolitan Fanfare, Dawn Reflections at Arlington, the
world premiere of Three Junes, and Hounds of Spring,
William Byrd Suite, and Irish Tune from County Derry.
The concert is free and open to the public. For more details, please
call the Department of Music at 972-2094.
Banking management roundtable is Monday
Chair of Bank Management and the College of Business will host
"Regulatory Roundtable for Commercial Banks" on Monday, April 17,
from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. auditorium of the Student Union. A
reception will follow. The McAdams-Frierson Chair of Bank Management
Endowment was established and is supported financially by commercial
banks in Northeast Arkansas. Participants will include Sue Madson,
FDIC in Chicago; Robert H. Adcock Jr., state banking commissioner;
and Timothy A. Bosch, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. ASU
students and faculty interested in finance and banking are invited
to attend free of charge with an ASU ID.
Click here for details.
Meeting for next Delta Blues Symposium
The Department of English and Philosophy will conduct a meeting to
discuss the most recent Delta Blues Symposium and to decide on a
theme and dates for next year's program. Anyone interested in
participating in next year's Delta Blues Symposium XIII should
attend this meeting, which is scheduled for Tuesday, April 25 (study
day), at 10 a.m. in Wilson Hall, room 315. This is a campus-wide
invitation, according to Dr. Rick Burns of the symposium committee.
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